GRANADA

GRANADA
Located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains, Granada hosts the Moorish citadel and palace called the Alhambra.
Read more on the (Wiki link).

The Science park

Sierra Nevada Mountains

ALHAMBRA AND THE GENERAL LIFE

Alhambra Map
The major attraction at Granada (and one of the highlights of my trip) has to be the Alhambra with the Moorish garden paradise of the General Life. The story has it that the Moorish king surrended the kingdom of Granada to the Christians to saving the Alhambra from destruction. As he left he looked back and wept. To this his mother said "Thou dost weep like a woman for what thou couldst not defend as a man".
Read more on the (Wiki link).

Me in the General Life

Snow on the Sierra Nevada mountains yet 40C in Granada

A circular courtyard in a square building (Palace of Charles V)

Many gates with GPS control of the inmates

Lion fountain

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